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Norcross, GA
A 52-year-old female asked:

Can pericarditis cause pain in mid of chest rad. to rignt shoulder and right upper back? history of pericarditis/ pleurisy. sleeping in recliner. sle.

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Pericarditis: The symptom you reference could be caused buy pericardial inflammation.
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Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Yes: May also have pleurisy and fluid and irritation in either chest cavity or lung.
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Dr. James Long
Dr. James Long commented
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
I agree with Dr. Creighton. Your symptoms could be caused by this.
Oct 20, 2013
Last updated Jan 2, 2014

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